Viking extravaganza at Lochranza

Vikings, visitors and villagers added an Up Helly Aa festival atmosphere to the Lochranza gala weekend when on Saturday the Castle Spit and Village Hall were packed with people enjoying the Viking themed fun day.

Memories of Shannochie Post Office

Our recent report about the withdrawal of the planning application for the demolition of the old post office in Shannochie prompted reader Sandra Macmillan (Hamilton) of Brodick to get in touch with her own, very personal, memories.